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Baseball leaves South Carolina with losses to Radford and Pitt

Jack Donovan, Contributing Writer

February 28, 2019


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The Bison baseball team traveled to Spartanburg, S.C. on Feb. 22-24 for three exhibition games against Pittsburgh and Radford as part of the USC Upstate-Wofford Tournament. After a postponed game on Feb. 22, the Bison fell to the Radford Highlanders 9-1 on Feb. 23. In a doubleheader on Feb. 24, the...

Baseball swept in opening series by No. 21 North Carolina State

Jack Donovan, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2019


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The baseball team opened its season with a series against nationally-ranked No. 21 North Carolina State at Doak Field in Raleigh, N.C. on Feb. 15-17. North Carolina State swept in the three-game series with final scores of 8-2, 14-2, and 12-8. Featuring three preseason All-Americans in their lineup,...

Van Hoose throws no-hitter in series against Lehigh

Michael Caruso, Senior Writer

April 26, 2018


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The Bison continued their dominant Patriot League streak with a 2-1 series against Lehigh from April 21-22. In the first game, Connor Van Hoose ’18 pitched a no-hitter, the fifth no-hitter in the University's history. He later went on to be recognized by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association...

Van Hoose hits career milestone, Bison move into third place in League standings

Michael Caruso, Senior Writer

April 19, 2018


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The Orange and Blue defeated Holy Cross in a double-header on April 14, moving up to third place in the Patriot League standings. Behind impressive performances from Connor Van Hoose ’18 and Jeff Gottesman ’19 on the mound, the Bison were able to win with scores of 6-0 and 2-1. In game one, Van...

Bison baseball sweeps Lafayette in three-game series, fall to non-conference Towson

Michael Caruso, Senior Writer

April 12, 2018


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The Bison baseball team (10-21, 7-7 Patriot League) dominated in a three-game series against Lafayette on April 7-8 with scores of 2-1, 9-5, and 5-1. The biggest story of the series for the Orange and Blue involved pitching, as Connor Van Hoose ’18 and Jeff Gottesman ’19 combined for 17 strikeouts...

Van Hoose’s 14 strikeouts boost Bison to 2-1 series win over Army

Michael Caruso, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


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The Orange and Blue (4-7 PL) defeated Army West Point (5-2 PL) in both games in a double-header on March 31, with final scores of 4-1 and 5-1. However, in the third game, Army managed to notch a win with a score of 7-4 on April 1. Behind Connor Van Hoose’s ’18 career-high 14 strikeouts, the...

Baseball struggles in another weekend of League play

Baseball struggles in another weekend of League play

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor

March 29, 2018


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Bison baseball played four Patriot League contests on March 24-25, coming away from the weekend with a 1-3 record. The team’s record moves to a 2-6 in the League, 5-17 overall. On March 24, the Orange and Blue dropped two games to Army West Point by final scores of 0-1 and 6-7. In the first contest,...

Bison baseball goes 2-1 in series against North Carolina A&T

Michael Caruso, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


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The Bison baseball team went 2-1 against the North Carolina A&T Bulldogs in a three-game series on March 2-4, bringing their overall record to 2-7. The Bison were two runs away in the third game from pulling off the sweep, but they were unable to close it out. In the first game, the Bison...

Baseball swept in three-game series at Duke

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor

March 1, 2018


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The Bison baseball team traveled to Durham, N.C. for a three-game series against the Duke Blue Devils from Feb. 23-25. The Orange and Blue could not pull out a win in the three contests, losing the games 0-7, 4-6, and 13-5. Their record moves to 0-6 on the season. The Bison opened the series with...

Baseball looks to clinch playoff berth next week in Navy series

Lucas Friedman, Contributing Writer

April 27, 2017


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The Bison baseball team squared off against Holy Cross with a chance to crawl closer to clinching a Patriot League playoff spot in enemy territory. Both the Bison and the Holy Cross Crusaders entered the four-game series that ran from April 22-23 with an 8-4 Patriot League record, tied for second...

Baseball seniors shine on Senior Day with Lafayette sweep

Lucas Friedman, Contributing Writer

April 20, 2017


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The Bison baseball team had four crucial wins against a tough Patriot League foe, Lafayette, on April 15-16. The Orange and Blue improved their overall record to 17-18, while boasting an 8-4 Patriot League record, which moves them into a tie for second place with Holy Cross, who they face off agains...

Bison baseball falls short in weekend series against Army West Point

Lucas Friedman, Contributing Writer

April 13, 2017


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Bison baseball faced Army West Point for a four-game set from April 8-9. Both teams came into the series 3-1 in Patriot League play, with first place at stake for the winner of the series. The Orange and Blue were coming off a series victory against Lehigh in Bethlehem, Pa. Returning home, the te...

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